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The Architecture of César Pelli - Open Space / Gathering Spaces
Talk by William E. Butler,
Principle, César Clark Pelli
Tuesday, September 12
8:00 PM / Illustrated lecture
“I believe that spaces
for people to gather in cities are most important. They reinforce our sense of
community and make us belong.”
Please join us for a talk with Pelli Clark Pelli Principle
William E Butler. Pelli Clark Pelli, led
by internationally renowned architect César Pelli has always been interested
for some 50 years in the development of places where people can gather. In
particular large air conditioned halls. They see them as the contemporary, cold
climate version of the Mediterranean piazzas and plazas.
Bill Butler joined the firm in 1979. As Principal in Charge,
his work has included buildings for institutional and commercial clients as
well as master plans for both academic campuses and commercial developments. He
has led some of the firm’s largest cultural projects, including Overture Center
for the Arts in Madison, Wisconsin, and the Minneapolis Central Library.